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27 vs 30 vs 32 inch 1080p HDTV for monitor. What size should I go with?

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What is the best size for desktop useage? I game and surf.

Do you think a 32 will be to big?

I sit about 3 feet away from the screen.
    
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you said HDTV's, not pc monitors right?
If it's gonna go on top of a computer desk get the 27".

If theyre all 1080p, a bigger monitor will just look more magnified. Youre not gonna gain anymore screen real estate, the desktop icons will just be bigger and such.
Assuming all other specs are the same, look at the pixel pitch. lower is better.

I sit 2-3 feet away from two 24" monitors and it is huge....
I would prefer having room for three 21.5" 1080p panels on my desk.
    
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i sit 2-3 feet away from my 32" tv... i like. can always push chair back for movies
    
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lol my friend sits like 2 feet away from a 27".. i sit like 2 ft away from 2 x 19"..


if i had the choice i would buy the 32" ( with a like 30 day money back if u dont like it type thing )

and if ya dont like it.. swap it out for somethin else
    
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Originally Posted by paceee View Post
i sit 2-3 feet away from my 32" tv... i like. can always push chair back for movies
For movies i also prefer a larger screen.

If it was a Dell 30" 2560x1600, i could see u going to a bigger monitor. On the other hand, if it's just 1080p, anything larger just looks more zoomed.

You can get the same effect holding down [Ctrl] and tapping [+] a few times.
    
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